ISLAMABAD: Pleasant weather is expected to continue in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on the first day of Ramazan while the rest of the country continues to experience hot and dry weather.
According to the Pakistan Meteorological (Met) Department, rain is expected in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Sarghoda, Faisalabad, Dera Ismail Khan, Multan, Bahawalpur, Sahiwal along with Quetta and Zhob divisions.
However, hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country.
Karachi’s temperature is expected to rise as high as 40°C, while humidity will be at 40 percent, the Met Office added.
Earlier in the week, the MET Office had informed that sweltering heat is expected to persist in Karachi during the first week of Ramazan, with temperatures expected to go as high as 40°C. The office added that winds could blow from the south-west.
The MET Office also said that higher temperature may be felt due to a lack of sea breeze.